1/4 Gal. Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Decoration, possibly Abial Price, New Jersey

July 22, 2017 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 273

Price Realized: $206.50

($175 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

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Small-Sized Stoneware Jug with Cobalt Wreath Decoration, Northeastern U.S. origin, possibly Abial Price, Matawan, NJ, circa 1840, ovoid jug with heavily-tooled shoulder and squared spout, decorated with a brushed wreath in strong cobalt slip. Heavy cobalt highlights to handle terminals. An in-the-firing chip / contact mark to handle and a minor in-the-firing chip / contact to spout. Some light traces of old green paint to surface. Some minor roughness to base. A minor glazed-over iron ping to side of jug. H 7 3/4".

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